Project 55: Leaf shadow baby suit
Started April 16, 2015 - Finished April 18, 2015
US 6 - 4.0 mm US 8 - 5.0 mm
How much?1.2 skeins = 360.0 yards (329.2 meters), 30 grams
61% Mohair, 35% Silk, 4% Wool
300 yards / 25 grams
Made this test baby dress for a friend’s daughter.
Top.On US 6 casted 80 sts from bottom up in rounds until reached armsyes. Then knitted flat front and back ( 14 sts for stars.) the top can be easily adjusted from infant to 4 years old baby by tying straps as desired. Single 5 sts crochet chains embellished the bottom.
Skirt. US 8 knitted in round lead shadows from Barbara Walker book with 8 reps in width and 6 reps in length. Elastic was inserted using crochet hook for easy waist adjustments.